The Name of the Wind Themes & Motifs

Patrick Rothfuss
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There is more truth to the stories of old than some would believe.

There is more truth to the stories of old than some would believe. The Chronicler who always seeks to discern what is truth and what is not true. Stories about the Chandrian turn out to be true, as Kvothe himself encounters one at the scene of the massacre of the troupe. Stories and legends about the powers of arcanists are confirmed by Abenthy and Kvothe’s own studies at the University. Stories of dragons turn out to be stories of draccuses, instead. Numerous other stories are confirmed through the course of the novel.

This is important to Rothfuss, the author, because it demonstrates the power of the written or spoken word to inspire, to motivate, and to inform in the pursuit of truth. This matters greatly to Kvothe, who has based his entire existence...

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